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Feb 1, 2013 5:30pm PST
, not as many as hoped for or expected. nbc's tom costello starts us off in our washington newsroom tonight with what all of this might mean. tom, good evening. >> hi, brian. the good news, anyone with retirement money invested in stocks has made back much of what they lost during the great recession and the wall street selloff, about $8 trillion. a big rally on wall street today, with the dow back over 14,000. a lot has changed since the last time it crossed that mark on october 12th, 2007. within a year, lehman brothers and bear stearns failed. housing prices went off a cliff. the unemployment rate went from 4.7% to 10% before falling back to 7.9% today. in portland, oregon this week, more than 900 people applied for 160 new jobs at two new hardware stores. >> 80% of the people we saw were -- had been out of work for three months to up to two years. >> reporter: julie ober has been out of work for 16 months. >> my last job was front desk at a pain management company. and just -- i actually got sick. and couldn't be there any longer. >> reporter: nationwide, some 12 million americans are s
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Feb 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
like today. all the 49er championship games have been extraordinarily busy for us and this will be another one. probably even busier. >> it was some concern there might be a shortage of chicken wings due to last year's drought. that's because it drives up the cost of food for the chickens. it is not true americans will consume more than a billion wings this weekend. >> all right. the super bowl is typically the most watched television event of the year and it turns out many people use that as an excuse to get a new tv. the past several years, tv sales spiked before the super bowl. this year was no exception. especially here in niner territory. >> at least 25% more sales when our home team is in the super bowl. a lot of people want a super bowl party and what better thing to have, especially the way they've been coming down in prices. >> experts stay boom in big screen tv stores has been especially good in brick and mortar stores. >>> a bay area mom said she has a little bit of an idea what the harbaugh family is going through on a-smaller scale, of course. >> she i
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Feb 1, 2013 4:30am PST
spots for those crimes. it's what happens after the theft that has police worried. >> they use stolen cars to commit robberies, burglaries, auto theft leads to everybody. it leads to dope. it leads to weapons. it leads to identity theft. i was in hayward a few months ago following a girl in a stolen car. watched her park it, get out and steal mail out of mailboxes and get back in. we took her off and she was a major identity thief. >> chp recommends using steering wheel locks or detachable steering wheels to help protect your car. >>> nudists in san francisco protesting the city's ban on nudity which went into effect at midnight. earlier this week on tuesday a u.s. district court judge dismissing a lawsuit by the nudists but said they could return to court if the city enforces the ban in a way that stifles a political message. an attorney representing the nudists say their goal is to be cited by police so they can claim their rights to protest politically are being violated. the protest will take place at noon on the steps of city hall. >>> nasa will do a second round of data collecti
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Feb 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
't help us all the time so we need to help ourselves. i've heard lots of people talking about getting more guns. >> reporter: sergeant dwyer says it's not comforting hearing people are trying to get guns. detectives on the case are hoping they'll make the same arrests in the same amount of time they did with the previous home invasion robbery last month. again, people working on this trying to get the same results. stephanie thuang, nbc bay area news. >>> heavily armed san jose cops descended on a house near center road and capital expressway to arrest a man described as a violent career criminal. investigators say 30-year-old mitchell pope is the worst of the worst. members of the police department's merge unit talked flash bang devices through the windows of the house during the 30-minute standoff. pope did surrender peacefully. investigators say they've been tracking him the last two months. oakland today became the first city in the country to issue city i.d. cards that double as debit cards. that groundbreaking municipal program launched today. the goal is to ensure that everyone in t
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Feb 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
spoke with them about tomorrow's big game. he joins us now from new orleans. these guys know about the super bowl. >> oh, they certainly do. they have several rings. we talked to a ton of guys today. many of the current stars, some former stars, some niners stars of the past, we are outside louis armstrong park in new orleans at the honors show. here's some of who we talked to, some legends of the game and some current guys. what a night in new orleans. the theater bringing together a-list celebrities and football legends all with thoughts on what to look for tomorrow in the super bowl. >> i'm hoping for a no-holds barred. i want to see a physical football game. i want to see a game that is real competitive. i feel like the niners will win this 24-17. >> quarterback to quarterback what makes kaepernick such a differencemaker, so explosive? >> i think his legs. his ability to extend plays. his confidence. he's a cool, calm, collected guy. thrives under pressure. this is just another game. as the outside world tries to build it up as something that's larger than life, but it's still
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Feb 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
return what they didn't spend. a u.s. district judge ordered bloomenergy to pay the workers $31,922 in back wages plus the same amount in damages and the department of labor hit the company with $6,160 in civil penalties. blanco says the workers were surprised to hear they were protected and they would be getting back pay. >> they were very surprised. they were very surprised because they felt they didn't have any protection in the united states. >> reporter: now we did did, to reiterate, reach out to bloomenergy. they said no comment. the attorney for the company also offered no comment. now the spokesperson for the labor department says this should serve as a reminder to employers and to employees that federal law protects workers whether or not they are here illegally. in sunnyvale, kris sanchez, nbc bay area news. >> kris, thank you. have you been able to function today? an emotional day for so many in the bay area, everyone just trying to digest what we saw last night. tonight, take a look. the 49ers are back home, arriving at the airport. now despite the gut wrenching loss
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Jan 31, 2013 5:30pm PST
they announced a new strategy. nbc's kevin tibbles starts us off from there tonight. good evening. >> brian, 2013 is barely a month old and already 42 murders in the city of chicago. the latest has galvanized this city into taking action. >> no one gets a pass. >> reporter: today, chicago city officials went on the offensive. taking aim at gun violence by calling for background checks on gun buyers. >> loss of any child, in any community, in this city, is a loss to the entire city. reporter: moving 200 more officers from behind their desks to the streets. >> if i have to put a policeman here, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365, we're going to make a point that this territory belongs to the community. >> i'm hadiya, year 2015. >> reporter: the victims have names and families. 15-year-old honor student, hadiya pendelton, has become the latest face of violence in this city. in sixth grade, she took part in an anti gang video. >> your job is to say no to gangs and yes to a great future. >> reporter: despite bylaws that prohibit gunshots within city limits, more than any other city in america, chicago
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Feb 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
boy. nbc's gabe gutierrez has been covering at the scene for us. he's with us from there tonight. gabe, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. there's still a lot we don't know about how this standoff finally ended. but for the family of the 5-year-old hostage and the dozens of local and federal law enforcement who worked so hard to rescue him, the important thing is, it's over. seven days after he was abducted from his school bus, a 5-year-old hostage was freed by police, his captor dead, and a delicate standoff, finally over. >> at approximately 3:12 this afternoon, fbi agents safely recovered the child who has been held hostage for nearly a week. >> reporter: police say 56-year-old jimmy lee dykes boarded a stopped school bus last tuesday demanding two children. when the bus driver, charles poland objected, dykes killed him and grabbed a 5-year-old boy named ethan, who has a mild form of autism. >> i started our discussion with mr. dykes. he feels like he has a story that's important to him, although it's very complex. >> reporter: ethan had been held captive in an un
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Feb 13, 2013 2:05am PST
new meaning to fat tuesday. it just does. that's not going to stop us from continuing the tour. what are we having, hodie? >> we are having a pomegranate margarita for mardi gras. >> children, close your eyes and your ears. it's good for your sex life. >> they call it fat tuesday. you guys wonder why they call it fat tuesday? >> it's a great story. >> there's an ancient custom that comes from parading around a fat ox around paris. >> which in our politically correct world you're not supposed to call anybody a fat ox. but they did it. right around paris where everybody was so skinny. that was supposed to remind people that they're not to eat meat during lent. >> is that the point? >> this is a religious holiday, hoda. >> i thought it was for drinking and showing off your you know whats, but i lived in new orleans for many years, and i have seen many a mardi gras, and i saw a lot of you know whats, but it's not just celebrated in new orleans. they celebrate it in biloxi, mississippi, and around the world in different places. in rio de janeiro and belgium. >> and also today in santa mon
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Jan 31, 2013 11:00pm PST
the police steals the vehicle. >> they use stolen cars to commit robberies, burglaries and autotheft leads to everything. i was in heyward following a girl in a stolen car, get out, around, steal mail out of a bunch of mailboxes. >> stolen identities which also lead to more stolen vehicles. >> people are going into agencies and using credit cards to rent cars. >> reporter: he encourages drivers to use a steering wheel lock. >> obviously, it worked for me. i'm definitely going to keep doing that. >> reporter: according to the department of transportation, california is the worst state in the country for auto-theft which nationwide, happens every 33 seconds. so it's likely criminals somewhere have stolen three to four vehicles since the start of this report. >> well, the super bowl is just three days away. and the excitement is building. but unforchew natly for the 49ers, so is the controversy. tonight, instead of moving forward, there's another setback with the fragile relationship with the gay community. the it gets better project has pulled a 49ers' video. it features four players, but wh
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Feb 2, 2013 7:00am PST
harbaugh take the field for the big showdown tomorrow. ed fareed from comcast bay area sports joins us. i don't know about you, but we can't wait. >> reporter: chris we've been waiting this for two weeks and at this our in new orleans, we're on the banks of the mississippi river, a few people out and about already. we can assume some of the people may have never gone to bed. also, ticket prices to get into the super bowl have gone up a little bit, it will cost you at least $1,300 but one thing remains the same, it is still harbaugh versus harbaugh, a story line that was in danger of being tapped out, maybe a couple of weeks ago. however, jim and john did a real good job here in new orleans of keeping the focus on the players. however that focus shifted baaing to them yesterday when they made super bowl history the first joint press conference from the two head coaches. >> i just want to start by saying what an honor it is for both of us to be here with each other, no question about it, what a very exciting moment it is, but even more than that, to, for our families to be here. >> i concur
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Feb 19, 2013 7:00am PST
's what the argument was over. >> help, graham, educate us in the difference between legal procedure between south africa and the united states. so much emotion around this trial, around this case, this is a beloved figure, but he's not appealing to a jury here this would not be a jury trial. >> no, this won't be a jury trial in south africa we don't have juries. when a case initially comes before a court and goes before a magistrate, from a magistrate, it then goes to a high court and a high court depending on the severity of the case and crime, it will be before a judge who will have either one or two assistants to help decide the legitimacy of the allegations and whether or not there is guilt and in the states, where you have a jury, we do not have a jury. >> one of the big questions, of course, you know, in a high-profile case like this, and pistorius talked about it. he is not a flight risk, should be granted bail. given your experience, what is the likelihood of that happening? >> look, it's 50/50. they got the magistrate to rule u.s. a schedule 6 offense, schedule six offense
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Feb 1, 2013 5:00am PST
of that guy, number 7, colin kaepernick. ahmed fareed joins us now from new orleans with more on that and what the team is saying about their young new leader. this kid has been on fire. >> reporter: he's been unbelievable and he's burst on the scene, jon, in the last 2 1/2 months. it was somewhat of an uncertain path to get here. there was only one scholarship offer for him to play football and that was with the university of nevada. the team he ended up playing for. that came one week before signing day. he was hoping for an opportunity. he got that. he was a better baseball player than football but football is what he wanted to do and now playing in super bowl xlvii and according to teammates, he could be the key to the game on sunday. >> there's something about kap that no matter what happens, he always keeps his composure. that's what i like about him. he's always under control no matter what. and it's a great thing, man. i'm just happy to have him be a part of this team. >> when things go wrong, he stay calm. you know, you just don't know -- defenses won't know what they'll get from him.
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Feb 4, 2013 6:00am PST
francisco police are telling us that 25 people were arrested. mostly for public intoxication. one person was arrested after they tried to light something on fire over near 16th and mission. near 24th street a few people threw bottles at police officers. that was contained quickly and fortunately there no one was hurt. part of mission and also 24th streets were closed down to eliminate cruising after and during the game. some fans thought it was heavy handed but most spilling out of bars after that loss to the ravens, they understood. >> it's all right. as long as there's no trouble and they're here to keep everything safe, it's okay. >> reporter: now early this morning street sweepers and power washers cleaned up the streets and sidewalks in the mission district. 25 people arrested number is preliminary. it may go up later this morning when they check numbers again. reporting live in san francisco, christie smith, "today in the bay." >>> thanks, christie. >>> no doubt a very tough loss all of the way around for the 49ers down in new orleans. >> but now we're getting perspective from one
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Feb 3, 2013 6:00am PST
is at the police station in lancaster, texas where the suspect was taken. mark, what can you tell us? >> yeah, lester, that gun range was chris kyle's second home practically. we're 100 miles east in lancaster, texas. this is where the suspect is from. he's being held in the police department. already gone before a judge, arraigned on two counts of capital murder. we have some video from the scene on where routh was captured. we're still trying to get more information on him. we know at this point as far as a criminal history, he was convicted of dwi last year. that's all we've got on him. what we are trying to find out is motive and what if any relationship he had with chris kyle and the other victim, chad littlefield. the texas highway patrol is one of the agencies investigating. here's what they say he did right after the murders. >> he traveled back to his residence in lancaster. lancaster police department was able to catch up with him there. they took him into custody without incident after a brief pursuit. >> all right. police tell us they have a long way to go on this investigation. s
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Feb 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
is on the loose tonight after a wild escape from san jose police. juror kiriyama is with us tonight. how did this happen and is he considered dangerous? >> reporter: well, raj, yeah, he is considered dangerous. this is where san jose police found this man. let me tell you, found this man right near the almaden expressway. they are looking for this guy right now. they handcuffed him, put him in this unmarked police van earlier this afternoon. an officer was outside this van. he was distracted. he was doing some paperwork. and that's when anthony sanchez somehow slipped the handcuffs from the back of his body to the front, probably slipping them underneath his feet. at that point he jumped into the driver's seat and then took off. now sanchez is a 32-year-old man from san jose. he was arrested for some probation violation warrants. we are told he is big for his height. listen to this, 5'8" and 275 pounds. and neighbors who live on ren drive can't believe sanchez was able to escape from this. >> yeah, i was kind of shocked. who can do that? the guy, how can he get out of -- we kind of don't kno
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Feb 12, 2013 7:00am PST
it threatens. u.s. national security. he says the united states will continue to take steps necessary to defend ourselves and our allies. and as matt mentioned a moment ago, the security council at the u.n. meeting at this moment to discuss tightening and increasing sanctions against 2340r9 korea, but all of that is for not unless china steps up and takes some responsibility here and itself imposes tougher restrictions on oil shipments and other supplies to north korea. but, you know, at the same time this is an indication that any hopes that the current 29-year-old north korean leader kim jong ill is different than his father. this nuclear test overnight is an indication that he, like his father, are intent on becoming a nuclear power, savannah. >> jim, i know we recently saw in january some very threatening language coming out of the north korean leadership, so this is something the u.s. is watching very, very closely. jim at the pentagon for us. thank you. now here's matt. >>> savannah, thank you. we're learning more about thorng about the vatican's plans to elect a new pope in the wake of p
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Feb 15, 2013 5:30pm PST
of a football field, had it hit us, catastrophic? >> oh, yeah. regionally catastrophic, no doubt about it. you saw what happened with that astroid in russia, the size of a large boulder. this one was much larger. it would hit with much more energy. and the energy has got to go somewhere. and in an air blast, there's heat, there is the posts of a compressive wave, basically a shock wave that can level buildings. you don't want that to happen over a city. and we're happy that most of our surface is ocean and most of earth's land is not inhabited. so you just sort of, you know, count your chances every time this happens. which is why i don't want to run away from these things. i want to deflect them. it would be nice if we had funding to do such a thing. but no such program in the world exists. >> that's another discussion. i could talk to you about this all day. we appreciate you coming by. >> excellent, thanks for having me. >>> it's a good night tonight. finally for some 4,000 people trapped aboard a crippled carnival cruise liner for the past five days, back on land, some of them kissing the
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Feb 1, 2013 6:00am PST
. comcast sports net bay area ahmed fareed joins us live in new orleans right now. number seven, the guy has been tough to beat all season long. niners have to love how this kid, colin kaepernick, has just taken over this new gig. >> reporter: absolutely, jon. to be colin kaepernick right now. his rise to superstardom happened over the last 2 1/2 months. it had an uncertain path for a while coming out of high school. one scholarship offer to play football at the university of nevada. the place where he ended up going and playing. that only came one week before national signing day. he was a better baseball player than a football player coming out of high school but he said he just wanted to play football. i think that was a good decision for colin kaepernick. talking with his teammates, they make it clear there's one guy who can change this game in an instant and that's their quarterback. 49er players talking about their qb. >> there's something about kap that no matter what happens, he keeps his composurcomposure. he's always under control no matter what. it's a great thing, man. i'm happy
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Feb 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
elle, nbc bay area news. >>> a warning tonight for americans in turkey after terrorists attack the u.s. embassy. a chaotic scene. police and ambulances in the capital city of ankara. a suicide bomber tonight identified as acevit sanly. he made to it the first x-ray machine and then detonated a bomb, killing himself and a turkish guard. he is linked to a previous terror attacks in the region. the turkish government says he was part of a radical leftist group. just last september, militants attacked the u.s. consulate in libya, killing four americans, including u.s. ambassador and bay area native chris stevens. >>> a man whose son is buried at a san jose cemetery says his son's resting place has been disrespected by the very people charged with caring for it. he is buried at oak hill memorial certainlitary on curtner road. he and his wife visit their son's grave every sunday. on the last visit, they were stunned to see all had been damaged, head stones knocked down. it turns out the maintenance crew was responsible. >> this is desecration. it's lack of respect there are some u.s. militar
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Feb 5, 2013 2:05am PST
us? they're excited. >> are you guys drinking? >> you'll be here on thursday. okay? we'll get everything right by then. david and i have written a song i think you're really, really going to love. we'll figure it all out. thank you, ladies. god bless. >> time for favorite things. you want to go first? this is something -- i talked about it once before, but i think it's so important. the rita hazan root spray. look at my roots. want great. not great. no, no. it's time. it's time. >> i need to go. this is what -- this saves your buns. rita hazan. >> that's the first time you've ever repeated. a favorite thing. >> because i needed it, and i didn't have one. >> okay. mine is i think quite adorable. this is amanda. this is the cutest thing. it's -- can you go back? you skipped mine. please. there we go. tell us about the hat. >> i got you. >> give us the hat. >> it's a beautiful hat. >> oh, yeah. >> here she is. peek-a-boo ponytail hats. they're $36.95. they come in multiple colors. available at ponytailhats.com. >> here's the point. >> here's the point. see, can you turn around? i
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Feb 3, 2013 11:10pm PST
. not so much though for us niner fans. dave feldman of comcast sportsnet is in new orleans with more for us tonight. >> greetings from new orleans. this super bowl champs are now the baltimore ravens. the 49ers were down but they were not out. they scored 17 unanswered points and made it a great game. but in the end the baltimore ravens win, 34-31. 49ers still have no reason to hang their heads. prior to the game, jim harbaugh, john harbaugh facing off. how about a hug? joe flacco to jones. 56 yards for the touchdown. 21-6, ravens are up at the half. and then the opening kickoff in the second half. more jones. 108 yards for the touchdown. it ties the longest kickoff return in super bowl history. holding momentum, batman. but a moment unlike any other. lights go out in the superdome for 34-minute delay. a momentum shifter. frank gore six yards for a touchdown. two tds in two minutes. 21 seconds. colin kaepernick, 15 yards. 4ers within two. the two-point conversion would fail. crunch time. final minute. kaepernick pressured up the middle. can't connect with crabtree. replay shows there
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Feb 2, 2013 5:30pm PST
new details are emerging about the suicide bomber who attacked the u.s. embassy in ankara killing a turkish security guard and himself. nbc's chief foreign correspondent richard engel is in ankara with that and developing news out of egypt tonight as well. richard, good evening. >> reporter: we are learning from turkish officials the bomber was a well known militant from a far left group and he served more than four years in a turkish prison, was involved in a hunger strike, and was eventually released from jail for medical reasons. he left the country and then returned from greece on a fake passport, but turkish officials don't know how long he's been in the country. they think he's been in ankara for the last ten days. this isn't the only situation u.s. officials are concerned about in the region. there is also egypt. u.s. officials are worried that ongoing clashes in egypt, including ones in front of the presidential palace, could be a signal that the egyptian government, led by president morsi of the muslim brotherhood is losing control of the streets of egypt, which would be
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Feb 1, 2013 7:00am PST
's originals for sure. >>> a busy morning, another big story, a terror attack at a u.s. embassy in turkey. tamron hall in for natalie at the news desk. >> good morning, everyone. an explosion outside the u.s. embassy in ankara, turkey. local police say a suicide bomber detonated in the -- suicide bomb detonated in the capital city killing at least three people. ambulances at the scene are responding to several people who were wounded. >>> the latest jobs numbers are out this morning. courtney reagan is at the cnbc world headquarters with more. good morning. >> good morning to you, tamron. the first jobs report of 2013 showed 157,000 jobs were added in january. that was the low growth expectation. the unemployment rate dixes up a hair to 7.9%. but thanks to revisions the economy added one third of a million more jobs in 2012 than previously estimated. a large part of those jobs coming in the final months of the year. this as the dow closed out its strongest january in 19 years as we eye 14,000 yet again. >> thank you. >>> and dozens of people are dead in mexico city after a massive explosi
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Feb 2, 2013 11:00pm PST
inside the superdome to witness the 49ers' final walk-through. after practice, matt shared with us what he saw. >> reporter: the lights will never shine more brightly on the 49ers than sunday in super bowl xlvii. saturday the 49ers had their final preparation, a walk-through at the super deal. what caught jim harbaugh's eye is the lights seemed frighter than the regular season. the 49ers had an ape-minute walk-through and hundreds of family and friends attended. the players signed autographs and posed for pictures with family members. the most popular guy was colin kaepernick. through all of this newfound stardom jim harbaugh says colin kaepernick has remained the same player, completely unwavered. in that says he feels the 49ers as a whole have fostered that. >> matt, thank you very much. much more about super bowl xlvii coming up a little later in sports. terry and diane, from the big easy, let's go back to you. >> dave, what are the niner fans like down there? i assume much cooler. >> what do you mean, much cooler than san francisco 49er fans in san francisco? they're pretty cool her
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Jan 31, 2013 6:00pm PST
community. he wants to learn more about the communities at large in the bay area. and now it's up to us to either treat that with incense activity and intolerance and say he doesn't have that opportunity or you can take him at his word say okay, chris, we can now make this a true positive, a win-win for everybody. >> now, jim harbaugh when he talked to chris could youly versace he hopes chris learns from this situation. jim also talked with dave feldman. we're hoping that situation was more pleasant for the head coach. here's a small excerpt of that one-on-one interview with the 49ers head coach a couple days before the biggest game of his life. >> you said yesterday's practice you want to take a picture it was so good. what was so great about it, just crisp and sharp because you haven't had a real practice in an while. >> that's right the energy, the focus, the execution. we would like to photocopy that and have it repeated today. >> you're getting closer. are you getting more excited, jim? it's a big game and i know you said fog's better and worse than games. as you get closer, do you
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Feb 2, 2013 5:00am PST
. vice president joe biden says that the u.s. is ready to hold talks, but only if tehran is serious. biden says there is type for diplomacy to succeed, but it needs to and the iran built a new fighter jet which it claims can evade radar. there is a growing self-reliance in military technology. >>> in this country, another online hacker attack. twitter says it quickly shut down at least one attempt to gain access to user data, but hackers may have collected information on 250,000 of more than 200 million active users, including user names, e-mail addresses and encrypted passwords it reset passwords and sent them e-mails telling them to create a new one and encourages users to change passwords regardless of their account is compromised. >>> the scottish terrier affectionately known as barney, george bush's beloved dog has died at the age of 12. the statement on president bush's facebook page. barney never discussed politics and was a faithful friend. >>> and the usda is proposing a new set of rules which would ban candy, high-calorie sports drinks and greasy food sold on school campus
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Feb 4, 2013 7:00am PST
coach john harbaugh, will be here to join us to talk about what it was like to beat his brother's team in the biggest game of both of their lives. >>> we'll be talking about those commercials, some of them popular, some of them not so much. we'll run through them later. >> we'll tell you which are some of the viewers' favorites. >>> dramatic images of a $40 million gas platform, sinking into the sea. the crew was forced to hang on for dear life. we're going to have the story behind that accident. >> and on a much lighter note, we're starting our year-long countdown to the winter olympic games in sochi, russia. check out what's going out on the plaza this morning. we have explaining to do, that is freestyle skiing. some of the guys practicing wild aerials on trampolines. >> hope you brought your trampoline shoes, willie. start with the wild night at the super bowl. jenna wolffe is in new orleans for us this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: savannah, good morning to you. what a game last night, complete tale of two halves. the guys in back of me were die-hard ravens fans. they
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Feb 4, 2013 4:00am PST
kyle a u.s. sniper who star in the reality series "stars earn stripes." in an interview kyle said he had no regrets about his actions in combat. >> every person i killed, i have a clear conscience of because they were actively trying to harm americans, allies, or civilians. >> ruth was a military veteran, but his motives are still unclear. he's being held on $3 million bond. >>> we are entering the seventh day of the hostage standoff in alabama. a 5-year-old boy is still being held in an underground bunker by jim lee dykes. police continue to negotiate with dykes who is making the boy as comfortable as possible. the boy has received a car and some cheese and crackers. police say dykes shot and killed a school bus driver last tuesday and abductsed the child. the funeral for the bus driver was held on sunday. as hundreds turned out to pay tribute to charles poland who was hailed as a hero for protecting the other children on the school bus before he was shot. >>> defense secretary leon panetta is defending the government's controversial drone program and reveals that as a catholic he g
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Feb 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
. and stay with us for complete super bowl coverage on air and online including wall to wall coverage following the game. >> there is new information tonight in the death of a 13-year-old girl whose body was found in a park. the girl's foster family reported her missing thursday. that witness is a homeless man by the name of eric may. police say he was questioned by investigators. police are in the process of reviewing footage. we will have more on this case tonight at 11:00. >> oakland's popular first friday turned deadly. the shooting happened just before eleventh. 2 groups of people who were downtown got into a confrontation in a parking lot. an 18-year-old man was killed. a 7-year-old boy and 2 women were killed. police are urging the dozens of people to come forward with information. so far they say they haven't made a connection. >> a warning for twitter users after an attack on the associate immediate yoo site. we will explain. >> and a hot streak. 1 big thing that is motivating the team tonight. >> teams eating up but the weather is cooling down. we saw highs today in the fift
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Feb 15, 2013 5:00am PST
's the significance? >> it certainly tells us that our solar system is still a very busy place and things like the rock that extinguish the dinosaurs are still out there and that places that have telescopes are still needed to monitor the sky. >> reporter: how close is this going to come to our planet? >> it will come down to around 17,000 miles, closest distance to the earth. some of your weather satellites, communication satellites which are out in orbit. they are actually farther out than where this asteroid will be when it is at its closest to the earth. >> reporter: your reaction to what happened in russia? you have seen the video. >> it's spectacular. it reminds us of stuff that's out there that does come close to us that we don't know about. in fact, it might have been a smaller version, a much smaller version of the asteroid of 2014. >> thank you very much, conrad. you can come here to the space and science center between 7:30 and 10:30 and astronomers will be operating the telescopes you see behind me and they'll be able to see it again by the time it gets to our side of planet earth,
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Jan 31, 2013 5:00pm PST
to learn more about communities at large in the bay area. now it is up to us to either treat that with innocencive or you can take hm at his worse and say, okay, this is a thu positive bb win-win for everybody for the nfl at large. that how i will approach it. i hope chris will live up to the comments, as i want to expand my horizons and i'm truly story what what i said. >> harbaugh says this in no way reflected the beliefs of the 49ers and does not believe this is what he truly believes. >> the parties are beginning. flights out of sfo are jam-packed. 49ers fans migrating to the big easy. a lot will hit the convention in the big aesy before the game. >> it is like a playground for adult. good evening, lawrence. >> hey, thank you, janelle. how are you doing? this is a cool experience. you know, when the bay area hosts the super bowl again, we have to have this again. they start here with the draft combine. they will run the 40 in a second. they do get timed. san matteos tom brady, helping kids with their actor. a lost flavor here obviously in new orleans which is a great thin
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Feb 1, 2013 5:00pm PST
was present. >> and just want to start by saying what an honor it is for both of us to be here with each other. no question about it, what a very exciting moment it is. but more than that, to -- for our families to be here. >> i concur. the way the players have played, to me, that is why we are here. not because of any coaching decisions or any way that we were when we were kids. but, you know, so, really a credit to those men and looking forward to the game. >> i concur. >> we are with fiercely loyal. there's no do it. we all would say. that not just of one another and we always have been. that -- that's definitely not ever going to change. we will continue to be fiercely loyal and protective of one another. but also of our teams. and jim had mentioned earlier in the week, he talked about the brotherhood, the band of brothers that will take the field. it's a christmas day speech, he has it memorized, it's unbelievable. brilliant. the band of brothers will be the band olt sideline, it will be the ravens and the 49ers sighline. that will be the band of brothers in the competition. >> and yes, i
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Feb 10, 2013 5:30pm PST
in afghanistan as a new commander of nato and u.s. forces took over. marine general joseph dunford succeeded general john allen who has been in command for the last 19 months. president obama has nominated allen to be the supreme allied commander in europe. the u.s. and its allies plan to hand over security to afghan forces at the end of next year. >>> when "nbc nightly news" continues on this sunday, new information about a potentially deadly disease that's made a big comeback. >>> and later, why they're all rooting for this big guy as a top contender for best in show. >>> we're back with health news, and concern about a growing outbreak of whooping cough. it's a bacterial infection that can be fatal to very young children, while it was almost gone at one time, cases are now on the rise. nbc's chief medical editor dr. nancy snyderman has more on this tonight. >> reporter: 2012 was america's worst year for whooping cough in more than six decades. >> there's a tremendous outbreak of whooping cough across the united states right now. >> reporter: as scientists try to figure out how to better p
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Feb 1, 2013 12:35am PST
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Feb 1, 2013 4:00am PST
be allowed to get nuclear weapons and says the u.s. should talk to iran. >> that was nbc's kelly o'donnell. >>> los angeles archbishop has taken action against his predecessor. the official action was taken in response to the priest's abuse scandal and records showing mahony and others tried to conceal abuse of children from police. >>> the family of a young boy held captive in an underground bunker are waiting for his release. fbi negotiators say their strategy is to wear out suspected kidnapper jimmy lee dykes. they have been talking to the 65-year-old through a pipe in the ground. he's accused of kidnapping 5-year-old ethan after storming his school bus. ethan has not been harmed as the hostage standoff goes into fourth day. >>> three stories that we'll be developing later today. secretary of state hillary clinton says her good-byes at the white house in the morning and then gives a farewell address at the state department later in the afternoon. moments later, former senator john kerry takes the oath and the title of secretary of state. >>> meanwhile, keep an eye on vice presid
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Feb 6, 2013 12:35am PST
heir, questlove. >> questlove, will your mother be joining us for dinner? >> she should be arriving any moment now. ♪ >> my apologies. you must think i'm terrible. >> on the contrary. it's quite lovely. >> the only thing that can save you now is if carson daly himself walks through that door. >> so sorry i'm late. >> what the [ bleep ] is this? [ laughter ] ♪ ♪ >> and so as you can all plainly see, i am standing here at the head of the table, which means i'm about to speak. and here we go and so yes. i have some rather unfortunate news. carson daly, who as you all know, had only just arrived here at downton to claim his place as rightful heir, was in yet another hot air balloon accident. [ light laughter ] this time with shakira and usher. so once again, he is missing and presumed dead. and questlove is back to being the heir to "downton sixbey." >> well, heir today, gone tomorrow. [ light laughter ] >> that is not all of the news, i'm afraid. it seems that i've made some bad business decisions as of late. poor choices. chief among them was putting all of our money into a weight,
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